Flu deaths in Texas, USA

Texas public health officials have reported intense flu (influenza) activity throughout the state as the winter flu season begins. There have been 3 deaths due to the H!N1 flu strain.

Sitata is posting this alert to remind travellers throughout the northern hemisphere that the flu season has begun. Travellers should be aware that the current flu vaccine will provide some protection against thee H1N1 strain. To avoid interrupting travel plans because of illness, travellers should consider vaccination against flu and practice prevention measures such as frequent hand washing.

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